Agency's consent regarding regulative framework
For the use of the natural gas system, the system user is obliged to pay a network charge covering the eligible costs of system operators. The system operator determines the eligible costs of system operators, network charge and other sources for covering the costs in the regulative framework after a preliminary consent of the Agency.
The request for issuing a consent to the regulative framework must be filed by the system operator at the Agency by 15 July of the year prior to the first year of the regulative period to which the consent refers.
The system operator must prepare an investment plan for determining the regulative framework.